Dr. Elizabeth A. Sibilia’s reflection during a recent visit with her Rotterdam based colleague Dr. Vinzenz Baumer Escobar, and Dr. Hege Høyer Leivestad’s report on her visit to Hamburg, where Dr. Elisabeth Schober is currently doing fieldwork.
Submit an abstract to the panel: "Logistical Transformations: Supply Chains and the Politics of Circulation" at this year's EASA conference in Belfast 26-29 July.
Social anthropology master's student Simon Roy is writing his thesis on the Port of Rotterdam in participation with the PORTS project. His focus is on the negotiation of a proposed energy transition and the related socio-material dynamics between the port industry and villages that surround the port. What are the obstacles for change and how de we overcome them in the transition away from fossil-fuel industries?
UIO recently published an article about the collaboration (in Norwegian). Read more here.
«In this current time of crisis, it is arguably more important than ever to look at how supply chains function, and what role maritime trade plays in keeping our world spinning,» says Elisabeth Schober. The anthropologist is doing research on shipping and maritime logistics.